Innovation and Technology

Marc Oshima on Innovations in Urban Vertical Farming and Frida Herrera-Endinjok on Nutrition Justice

According to AeroFarms co-founder and CMO Marc Oshima, vertical farming and aeroponics can help slow climate change and support community food security. Later, student activist and master gardener Frida Herrera-Endinjok describes her approach to nutrition justice: building urban gardens and fighting food waste.

Colby Duren Talks Indigenous Food and Agriculture Policy

Dani and Colby discuss food and agriculture policy from Tribal governments to the federal government. They also talk about the importance of teaching youth about agriculture, business, policy, and nutrition.

With Oprah and Katy Perry as Investors, Apeel Sciences Raises Millions To Fight Food Waste

Apeel Sciences creates a protective layer that keeps fruits and vegetables fresh longer and prevents waste. The funding will be used in part to expand Apeel as a replacement for cold-chain infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa and South America.

FoodShot Global Seeks Innovative Solutions in Precision Protein and Soil Health

FoodShot Global’s 2020 focus areas for the MoonShots for Better Food Challenge are soil health and protein discovery. Organizations around the world can submit transformational ideas, and winners will have access to FoodShot Global’s investment resources and experts.

Maureen Muketha Discusses Tule Vyema’s Efforts to Boost Food Security in Kenya with Sack Farming

On Food Talk Live, Dani speaks with nutritionist Maureen Muketha, the founder of Tule Vyema. In the city of Kiserian, Kenya, Tule Vyema teaches young women how to cultivate indigenous crops that can help them eat more nutritiously and be more food secure.

Marc Zornes, Devin De Wulfe Talk Food Waste, Food Delivery, COVID-19

Marc Zornes talks Winnow, artificial intelligence, and food waste. Devin De Wulfe discusses how Feed the Front Line NOLA and supports hospital workers with food from local restaurants

Jim Perdue, Tom McDougall Talk Supply Chain, COVID-19

Danielle Nierenberg interviews Jim Perdue of Perdue Farms and Tom McDougall of 4P Foods.
They discuss farmers, the impact of COVID-19, and how they’re responding to the crisis.

MIT Initiative Joins Innovators and Entrepreneurs to Create Global Solutions

An MIT initiative, MIT Solve, seeks to fix global problems by issuing a series of challenges that innovators around the world compete in.

Mark Ritchie Talks Global Minnesota, COVID-19, and Expo 2027

“How do we treat each other when things are going well, and then how do we treat each other when things are really hard?”

Gene Baur Talks Farm Animals In Crisis

“Government policies and laws are very important – and have enabled an inefficient system – and that has to change.”